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Monday, March 22, 2010

Palak Thoran / Spinach Thoran

Spinach is an source of many vitamins,minerals and anti-oxidents.There are different types of Spinach.Kerala Spinach is red in colour and has less water content . Palak is green in colour.
Spinach thoran is made up of Spinach,Grated Coconut and garlic.It is very delicious and easy to make.

  • Finely Chopped Spinach - 2cups
  • Grated coconut - ½ Cup
  • Chilly Powder - ½ tsp
  • Red Chilly -2 nos
  • Rice - 1 tsp
  • Garlic - 1 nos
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Oil - as needed
  • Salt - to taste

  • Heat a pan and add spinach, salt, turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Cover the pan and cook for 2 mins.
  • Crush coconut, garlic and chilly powder and add to it.
  • Mix well and slow down the flame and stir well till the water dries up completely.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and red chilli and let it splutter.
  • Add rice and fry it.
  • Once rice becomes crispy add cooked spinach and mix well. 
  • Remove from fire.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice.